• SU Libraries Announces 2019 Faculty Fellows

    June 23, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) announces two 2019 Faculty Fellows grant recipients: James Watts from College of Arts & Sciences, Professor, Religion, and Kate Hanzalik from College of Arts & Sciences, Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition. Each recipient has committed to a four-week summer residency at SCRC that includes ...

  • Orange Central 2019: What’s Happening at the Libraries?

    June 7, 2019

    Registration is now open for Orange Central 2019, Syracuse University’s annual homecoming and reunion weekend, September 12-15. Throughout the weekend, Syracuse University Libraries will be hosting a multitude of unique events for the Orange community to enjoy: Friday, September 13 9:30-10:00am or 4:30-5:00pm – 150 Years of Tradition at Syracuse University Exhibition Tour* Bird Library, Special Collections Research Center, ...

  • Libraries Announces Several Promotions

    June 7, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries announces several promotions effective July 1, 2019: Anita Kuiken, associate librarian for Falk College, has been granted permanent status. Sebastian Modrow, curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts in the Special Collections Research Center, has been promoted from senior assistant librarian to associate librarian with permanent status. James Meade, audio preservation engineer with the Belfer ...

  • New Biblio Gallery Exhibit at Bird Library: “Everyone Wears Clothes”

    May 30, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ new Biblio Gallery Exhibit on the 4th Floor of Bird Library is running from May 30, 2019 through the end of August 2019. The exhibit titled “Everyone wears clothes” was curated by Fashion faculty Professor Jeffrey Mayer and Professor Kirsten Schoonmaker from Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts School of ...

  • Marketing & Communications Team Joins Libraries

    May 23, 2019

    Cristina Hatem, Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications, and Meara Mosny, Communications Coordinator, recently joined Syracuse University Libraries’ Marketing & Communications team. Hatem and Mosny will focus on marketing and communications activities that advance the Libraries’ mission and vision, tell the Libraries’ stories, promote services, and share how the Libraries’ people, places, collections, and services ...

  • Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University

    May 22, 2019

    To coincide with the celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial in 2020, Syracuse University Press is publishing Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University. This monumental, 10” x 12” book, lavishly illustrated with 300 photographs, provides a unique look at the diverse people, places, and events that have helped SU become an internationally renowned research university and ...

  • Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0 Exhibit

    May 20, 2019

    Check out the Learning Common’s newest exhibit on the 1st Floor of Bird Library: Mid-Century in Stereo 5.0, a selection of unusual vinyl records from a private collection culled from thrift stores and forgotten places. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the exhibit and consists of a handpicked selection of some of the best ...

  • iSchool, Arts & Sciences and Libraries Collaborate on “Art of Romanticism” Course

    May 16, 2019

    As part of Professor Romita Ray’s “Art of Romanticism” course this past spring 2019 semester, Ray, her students, School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Daniel Acuna, and Elizabeth Novoa, President of Unika Analytics, designed a website titled Romanticism at Syracuse University. The site features four items from Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections and pieces from ...

  • PlastiVan® Visits Syracuse University Libraries

    May 16, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center hosted a visit from the PlastiVan® on April 26, 2019.  The PlastiVan® is sponsored by SPE Foundation, an association of more than 22,000 members uniting plastics professionals worldwide and committed to making the plastics world better by providing a forum that generates awareness of issues facing the plastics ...

  • Blackstone LaunchPad Powered by Techstars Welcomes Graduating Seniors to the Founders Circle

    May 8, 2019

    Syracuse University Libraries’ Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars welcomed 33 new Founders Circle graduating Syracuse University students at a dinner and induction ceremony held on May 3 at Bird Library. The group launched 18 ventures. The Founders Circle includes graduating seniors and recent alumni who have contributed significantly to building the Blackstone LaunchPad since its opening ...